The UFC 270 Main Event is all set up to answer a few big questions. And it’s not just “Who is the real, undisputed heavyweight champion?” For Francis Ngannou, more than just his gold hardware may be on the line. Since winning the title by defeating Steve Miocchi in March last year, the world’s largest MMA promotion has been “Predator”, primarily because of his desire to enter the world of boxing with his career in the Octagon. I have met a loggerhead turtle.
And in his next fight with Ciryl Gane, Ngannou seems to be completely obsessed with the idea that whatever comes next doesn’t involve him fighting the UFC under his old contract. Sounds like. But White & Co. Can you find a midpoint with a Cameroonian-born Frenchman? Or will you see a departure from Endeavor’s MMA organization to Ngannou in 2022?
UFC President Dana White recently sat down at ESPN and when he spoke to Ngannou and his future, he quickly admitted that there was no easy answer.
“I honestly don’t know,” White said when asked what he felt was on the horizon of Ngannou. “And you know, my philosophy is always,” If you don’t want to be with us, listen? It’s not fun for everyone. “So how this fight is Let’s see what happens and where we’re going from here.
“As I said-I’m saying this for two weeks now-I came across him at a restaurant two weeks ago, and literally our tables were next to each other, so the universe Gathered us for a moment, we talked, and we had a good conversation. It was something that had to happen in some way. But this, after all, that conversation had to happen. There was. It was a very good conversation. I will see what happens. “
The UFC has partnered with Floyd Mayweather to allow Conor McGregor to step into the boxing ring during the contract. However, when GSP wanted to play a boxing match with Oscar De La Hoya in 2021, despite retiring from the MMA tournament from 2017, they immediately stopped a similar effort from Georges St-Pierre. It is reported that it was. Roy Jones Jr. proposed in 2014 The UFC was a major commitment in setting the potential for a boxing match against Anderson Silva.
And while Dana White has been teasing herself into the boxing business for years at some point, plans for a new Zuffa / Endeavor brand boxing venture don’t seem to go beyond the dream stage. is. Can Ngannou be the one who changes it all? The answer could depend on the results of the UFC 270 and how happy the UFC is really to get him out of the prime.
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“It’s not fun for everyone”-Dana White suggests that the UFC let Francis Ngannou walk if he wants.
https://www.bloodyelbow.com/2022/1/20/22893746/dana-white-responds-francis-ngannou-contract-situation-ufc-270-ciryl-gane-mma-news “It’s not fun for everyone”-Dana White suggests that the UFC let Francis Ngannou walk if he wants.